The Immigration Division under the HCMC Department of Public Security on January 20 announced that 12 foreigners, who had illegally entered the country and were arrested in the city, have been expelled.
In these days, soldiers of border stations in the Northern mountainous provinces of Lai Chau and Lao Cai, such as Trinh Tuong, A Ma Sung, Y Ti, Si Lo Lau, have made all efforts to ensure the border protection and national security as well as strengthen patrols along the borders to prevent illegal exit and entry, helping to fight the Covid-19 pandemic.
Amid new coronavirus wave in the country with rising new community transmission infection cases, Viet kieu - overseas Vietnamese people - were returning to Vietnam to reunite with their relatives in Tet holiday ( the Lunar New Year) through border gates in the Mekong Delta region. Therefore, Mekong Delta authorities tightened control over illegal immigrants for the sake of all people in the country’s special holiday.
The Steering Board for Covid-19 Prevention in the Mekong Delta Province of An Giang yesterday announced that eight people took part in illegal immigration from Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia into Vietnam with the patient 1,440 who is tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus.